Cost of solar in Corona, CA

Electricity Consumption in Corona

Electricity Consumption by California residents averages 573 kWh per month. It ranks #2 in the nation for savings from installing solar panels on the home.

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Solar power in Corona, California

Southern California Edison provide 1 for 1 value per kWh for exported solar generation under their net metering program. When more energy is exported than drawn in a month credit is still provided at retail value to future bills. At the end of the yearly billing cycle each kWh is valued at about 3-4 cents and is deposited into your account. The new NEM-2 rules require SCE customers to switch to time of use billing reducing returns by about 10% however, this is miniscule and with the decline in equipment prices solar is still a great investment.

The federal ITC allows for 30% of the system costs to be claimed as a deduction to federal taxes, this incentive can be spread over several years to suit anyones financial standpoint. With amazing upfront and post install incentives solar couln't be a wiser choice. Even if you're still sceptical a free estimate by entering your zip code below can never hurt.


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Solar power in California

The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Corona, California in 2018 is $3.63 per watt. The average system size in the US is 6 kilowatts, which means the average price of a solar system in Corona, CA is $18,150. (before claiming 30% tax credit and other rebates)

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Facts about installing a 1.95kW solar system in Corona, CA

This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $63, however your situation may vary so try our solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.


Net cost of system
Cash - after 30% solar tax credit

6 Years 6 Months

Average payback time


Annual power production


levilized cost of solar energy


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The forecast average utility price over the next 25 years

Cash flow graph based on cash purchase of this 1.95kW system

Life-time savings on this system over the next 25 years


(Prices shown after repayments of capital)



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Average total cost of solar panel installation in California

System Size Cash purchase
After 30% solar tax credit
Financed purchase
After 30% solar tax credit
3kw $8,337 $9,004
4kw $10,808 $11,673
5kw $13,125 $14,175
6kw $15,246 $16,466
7kw $17,248 $18,628
8kw $19,096 $20,624
9kw $20,727 $22,385
10kw $22,260 $24,041


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Going solar in California

Check out all of the ways energy providers of California can help you be more energy efficient and save money.

The following programs are available:
Incentive Name Eligibility Type
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit Federal Personal Tax Credit
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Please keep in mind that the best source of up-to-date information on incentives are the solar installers who specialize in your area.